Beautiful short film shows a frightening future filled with Google Glass-like devices

[vimeo 46304267 w=640 h=360] Here’s an amazing eight-minute-long short film we came across. Created by art school grads Daniel Lazo and Eran May-raz as a final school project, the short shows a not-too-unrealistic future wherein we all walk around with contact lens-like devices that connect us to the cloud — everything from games to entertainment to instruction to dating coaches.

Beyond Moneyball: How biosensors are already changing sports today

Today is the premiere of Moneyball, a Brad Pitt movie about using computer modeling to creatively analyze baseball players’ statistics to get an edge.
When I watched the film trailer, it made me think about how far sports analytics have come in the last decade. It seemed old-fashioned to me, because at the University of Southern California Center for Body Computing (CBC), we are studying, testing and developing many of the new technologies that athletes will use in the very near future.